Conferences

“Two representatives from the Stakeholders’ Group from Drina-Sava cross-border region participated at Family Farming Conference in Brussels”, 29th November 2013, Brussels, Belgium

Ana Cvitkovic - Komesarevic and Sabina Mujezinovic, both representatives of the Stakeholders’ Group from “Drina-Sava” cross-border region, actively participated in front of SWG on a conference "Family Farming: A dialogue towards more sustainable and resilient farming in Europe and the world". The conference was organized by the EC on the occasion of the upcoming 2014 year: UN International Year for Family Farming. The expectations of the European

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“Project management Unit/SWG Secretariat for “Sharra” cross-border region was opened in Prizren”, 10th December 2013, Prizren, Kosovo*

On the occasion of the opening of the Project Management Unit/office of the SWG Secretariat for the cross-border region of “Sharra” in Prizren, Kosovo*, a Press Conference was organized on 10th December, 2013. The journalists from at least 8 local and national media and around 15 stakeholders were informed about the results which were achieved during the implementation of the second phase of the EU funded project: “Preparations for implementation

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“Project management Unit – SWG Secretariat for “Prespa” cross-border region was promoted in Korca”, 27th November 2013, Korca, Albania

As a result of successfully completed second phase of the activities related to preparations for implementation of the Area Based Development Approach (ABDA) in the Western Balkan countries, the program implementer - the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe recently opened SWG Project Management Units/ Secretariats in the four involved cross-border regions. On November 27th, the office for managing of the

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“The Ministers/ Head of Delegations responsible for agriculture and rural development in South Eastern Europe adopted and signed the Kopaonik Declaration 2013”, 15th November 2013, Kopaonik, Republic of Serbia

The 7th Annual Working Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture from South Eastern Europe was organized on behalf of the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South Eastern Europe in cooperation with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Water Management of the Republic of Serbia in the period from 14th to 16th of November 2013 in Kopaonik. The event was of an essential importance for addressing and setting of common challenges

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Results from the Agricultural Policy Forum 2013: “2013 Pristina Agenda”, 15 – 18 October 2013, Pristina, Kosovo*

The Agricultural Policy Forum 2013 in Pristina was held under the joint auspices of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development of Kosovo* and the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group (SWG) in South-Eastern Europe. Entitled: “New Prospects for Agriculture and Rural Development in South Eastern Europe towards Sustainable Future”, the Forum addressed the implementation of future EU agricultural and rural development

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Conclusions from the Ad Hoc meeting of the Ministers responsible for Agriculture and Food from South-Eastern Europe, 04-05 April, Jahorina and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

An Ad Hoc Meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture from SEE took part in Jahorina and Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina from the 4th to the 5th of April. In the light of the emerging problem in the SEE region related to the appearance of the Aflatoxins in the fodders and consequently in the dairy products for human consumption, the meeting was initiated and hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Trade and Economic Relations of Bosnia and Herzegovina in

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ICC Berlin in January 2013: Regional panel on SEE during GFFA 2013 co-organized by the SWG; SWG promoted at the Cooperation Market, 17-19 January 2013, Berlin, Germany

As a part of the program of the 5th Global Forum for Food and Agriculture (GFFA) organized within the International Green Week Fair in Berlin from 17-19 January 2013, a Regional Panel on South Eastern Europe entitled: “Modernization Partnership South Eastern Europe - Responsible Investment and Cooperation along the Value Chain of the Agriculture and Food Industries in South-Eastern Europe” took part. The event was organized by the SWG in cooperation

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SWG delegation on IPA Conference 2013, January 25th, 2013

The SWG delegation participated on IPA 2013 Conference organized by the European Commission – DG Enlargement. The IPA 2013 Conference   aimed at presentation of  the preparations for IPA II so far and the way forward, addressing important aspects such as priorities for the future assistance and the sector approach, partnership and ownership of the beneficiary countries, coordination and consultation with stakeholders. Over four hundred participants

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“Conclusions from the 6th Annual Working Meeting of Ministers of Agriculture 2012”, 15 – 17 November 2012, Pristina, Kosovo*

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Rural Development of the Kosovo* and the Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South-East Europe (SWG) jointly hosted the 6th annual working meeting of the Ministers of Agriculture from South-East Europe in Pristina on November 16th. The Ministers and Heads of Delegations had an open discussion about the common interests of the countries in the SEE region and about resolving differing issues

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International Conference: „Organic Agriculture – achievements and perspectives on the way to Green economy and sustainable development“ and “First coordinative meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Group on Organic Agriculture” within the “8th INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF ORGANIC PRODUCTS – BIOFEST”, 30 October – 2 November 2012, Subotica, Serbia

The Association TERRA’S from Subotica, Republic of Serbia in cooperation with the SWG Head Office/Secretariat and other donors, organized the International Conference: „Organic Agriculture – achievments and perspectives on the way to Green economy and sustainable development“ and the First coordinative meeting of the Regional Expert Advisory Group on Organic Agriculture. These meetings were part of the: “8th International Festival of the

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